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Window period

i had unprotected sex 16 months back, after window period of i year i had taken all the tests like Elisa, westeron blot and Hiv dna pcr all test results are non reactive, but i had taken indian based ART(Sidda) treatment with mis guidance of sidda...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If you have a negative ELIZA and WB and an undetectable DNA PCR one year after a potential exposure, you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative, even if you took a course of post-exposure Read more »

Does Truvada influence the window period of HIV infection?

Hello, On 6/15, I had a high risk exposure with a HIV positive female. I also take Truvada daily... Read more »

How telling is a Hiv test after 8 weeks?

I had an hiv test 8 1/2 weeks after a possibly risky act, it came back negative. My question is :... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Viral Load Testing

...the branched-chain DNA test ( bDNA ), is made by a company called Chiron (pronounced "KAI-ron"). The reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR (commonly called the PCR ) test is made by Roche (pronounced "RO-sh").... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Battle of the Sexes: Gender-Based Differences in HIV Viral Load

...Measurement of Viral Load Viral load is usually measured via a routine blood draw, using a test called reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). This is a biochemical reaction that amplifies the genetic material (or RNA) of the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
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Can PCR Amplify Antibodies?

Posted by ethan_hines, 1 Reply
...Can PCR be used to amplify HIV Antibodies. I ask this question because I know that during the "window" period (0~6months) a person tests Read more »

DNA PCR HIV

Posted by jade2008, 1 Reply
.... Can someone please tackle this? Point is, if the DNA PCR test can determine the presence of HIV as soon as the symptoms of ARS are felt, then it may make some sense to counsel people Read more »

Window period for DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...In a week's time I am leaving for a place that doesnot have any discrete HIV testing facilities. I am tempted to go for a DNA PCR test. It would help a lot if you can tell me what is the actual window period for a DNA PCR test. I have been told... Read more »

Hiv window period for testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
...19 months negative I have did few hiv rna etst at 4 weeks and 8 weeks and 12 weeks and 6 months and 9 months was hiv dna by pcr was not detected . 10 months was hiv rna and elisa both neg 12 months was another one. around 15 months was western... Read more »